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Verizon will also stop issuing replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones

Verizon announced late tonight that it would no longer offer replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones to its customers, joining fellow US carriers T-Mobile and AT&T, and other carriers around the world in halting sales of the device. Verizon’s decision comes after it was reported earlier tonight …

Mobile

What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare

Sunny Ahn Contributor<p>Sunny Ahn is a partner at Endeavour Partners, a boutique technology consulting firm.<p>Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.”<p>Mobile technology is nearing ubiquity in America; a Pew Research report shows 64 percent of all adult …

Digital Health

Facebook co-founder giving millions more to support Clinton

Dustin Moskovitz is focusing on outreach to convince voters to pick Democrats, particularly for president.<p>Facebook's co-founder, Dustin Moskovitz, has already given millions to support Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton. He's ready for more.<p>In a blog post on Medium over the weekend …

Presidential Debate

iMessage users can now use Shazam without leaving their conversation

You can send Shazams to your friends immediately<p>Users of the popular music-identification app Shazam can now look up songs within iMessage without leaving their conversation. Today, the London-based company announced the launch of Shazam for iMessage, where you can send song names and previews to …

Google Play

Google Pixel is showing off its camera with amazing pictures

<b>Update: The 4K video in this post has been removed on suspicion of it being fake.</b><p>With Google trying their hand at building a smartphone themselves, the stage is set for a new contender to join the battle.<p>The company has been touting their camera as the best anyone has ever put in a smartphone, …

Samsung's smart kitchen puts us one step closer to automated dinner

Samsung will release a new line of wall ovens, cooktops and range hoods in November that include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and compatibility with the SmartThings Hub.<p>Samsung will add a line of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled wall ovens, cooktops and range hoods to its growing portfolio of smart large …

Home Automation

The World Economic Forum is setting up a tech-focused hub in San Francisco

Recognizing the central role that technology now plays in the global economy, the World Economic Forum is establishing a new center in San Francisco to connect tech companies and policymakers in the heart of the world’s technology industry.<p>Building off the Forum’s thesis of a “Fourth Industrial …

San Francisco

White House plans to help with smart city projects

After last year’s initial investment of $160 million, The White House has stated that it is placing an extra $80 million into technology and smart city projects.<p>A large portion of the funds will be used by the National Science Foundation. The NSF plans to spend $60 million on investments and grants …

The White House

Samsung advises all Note7 owners to power down their phones while it investigates fires

The latest chapter in Samsung's ongoing Note7 nightmare has unfolded with the company's official statement on the new wave of battery fires. It says …

Samsung

The 10 most perfect names for boys and girls (and the worst), according to 'experts'

<b>What do you do if you can't think of a name for your dearest offspring? Hire a firm at the cost of £22,000 to give your child a market-researched</b> …

Enes Kanter scores 28, 16 in the 4th quarter. Thunder takes Game 4 and 3-1 lead in the series. On to OKC for Game 5 Monday night.

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Jon Stewart Is Working on a “Mind-Blowing” Virtual-Reality Project for HBO

A little-known $300 million start-up is behind the television industry’s push into “holographic content.”<p>Not wanting to be left out, HBO and Discovery Communications have hopped on the virtual-reality bandwagon. Both media companies have taken equity stakes in a start-up called Otoy, which produces …

Virtual Reality

Prince George Stays Up Past His Bedtime to Greet Obama

The younger generation of royals, Prince William, his wife Kate and his brother Prince Harry, hosted President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle for dinner Friday at Kensington Palace in London.<p>The Obamas arrived at Kensington Palace in rainy weather and were greeted by William, Kate and Harry …

Michelle Obama

Barack Obama showers praise on Germany and its leader

In an interview given to the daily "Bild" a day before he visits Germany, US President Barack Obama has praised German Chancellor Angela Merkel in …

North Africa

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Hillary Clinton considers all-female ticket by choosing woman as vice-president nominee

Hillary Clinton is considering selecting another woman as her vice presidential running mate, according to campaign officials.<p>Following her convincing win over her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders in New York last week, she has already begun turning her attention to November's general election.<p>This …

Hillary Clinton urges Britain to remain in the European Union

US presidential hopeful weighs in on forthcoming vote as No 10 welcomes latest backing ahead of 23 June referendum<p>Hillary Clinton has thrown her weight behind the campaign to keep Britain inside the European Union in a major new boost to David Cameron’s hopes of winning a Remain vote on 23 …

United Kingdom

Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved

<b>A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally been revealed by scientists.</b><p>The study, published in the journal Diabetes, discovered the fifth and final critical target at which the immune system errantly takes aim.<p>The team at the University of …

Diabetes

Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rights

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that "the power of voting is real and lasting" and they need to cast ballots to protect civil-rights advances made by previous generations.<p>She said many young …

Black History

Hillary Clinton: 'I'll Make UFO Files Public'

As the presidential campaign heats up, with many across the country speculating about a possible Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump face-off, Clinton stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Thursday night to discuss a variety of things -- including UFOs.<p>We can't say for sure that Clinton expected the topic would …

Government

Senate Republicans Signal Willingness To Accept Supreme Court Nominee Questionnaire

White House "heartened" by the potential to move forward on a key part of the nomination process, but is awaiting a direct request from Senate Judiciary Committee.<p>WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans and the White House are signaling a tentative point of agreement on a key part of President Obama’s …

Law enforcement investigators seek out private DNA databases

Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry …

Video Shows Dramatic Blaze on London Double-Decker Bus

A blaze that erupted on a double-decker bus in London on Friday was safely extinguished, but led some dramatic video footage.<p>Police said they are …

London